Monthly Archives: March 2008

Instant bibliographies

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Polyglot proficiency

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Nowadays you’d get sued as well as kicked

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on being phished update

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More Weizenbaum

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Rowan on Auden: WTF?

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fifteen minutes

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The nerd is the enemy of civilisation

Inspired by Scott Rosenberg, I have started to read Joseph Weizenbaum’s book Computer Power and Human Reason. Weizenbaum, who died last month, was the inventor of ELIZA, the first chatbot; and he was so horrified by the enthusiastic reactions to … Continue reading

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Articles of Note

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A better cold cure

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